Microsoft has a tradition now with OOXML to hijack standard bodies. W3C is now on the list, since they managed now to embrace and extend CSS 2.1 with their Microsoft fonts:
- re: Microsoft CSS Vendor Extensions
Monday, September 15, 2008 8:26 PM by Scott
Interesting that so many people buy into the idea of vendor-specific code. It's enough of a mess with this vendor's fubar'ed browser now that it just makes more sense to ignore it altogether and let end user's see a message stating their browser is broken when visiting standard's compliant sites that don't work in it.
Where is the petition against Microsoft fonts extensions in CSS 2.1 so that I can sign it?